Share Our Strength Progressive Dinner (Recipe: Potato Rolls)

It is frigid outside. The kind of frigid where you just want to curl up in your favorite fluffy slipper socks and PJ’s, the biggest blanket you can find and hibernate for the day, getting lost in a good book. Add to that putting on a  pot of my favorite comfort food on the stove…

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Afterschool Cooking {Recipe – Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies}

Ever since I came into contact with the folks from the Quaker Chewy Afterschool Rocks program and the After School Alliance, I’ve been trying to think of ways to be more involved with my kids when they get back home from school. I took some time to search through the afterschool toolkit for parents and…

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Masterbuilt Butterball Electric Turkey Fryer Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. The winner of the Masterbuilt Butterball Indoor Electric Turkey Fryer, chosen by Random.org, is Grace Good from the blog Gracefully Gluten Free. Congrats Grace! If you weren’t the lucky winner, don’t fret. Amazon.com has the Masterbuilt Butterball Electric Turkey Fryer marked down significantly right now! Order now and it can…

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A Culinary Experience and Bush’s Beans Giveaway (Recipe: Creamy Black Bean & Bacon Soup)

This giveaway is now closed. Random.org chose Richard (rtrblade@……). Congrats to Richard! Thanks to everyone for entering. Sometimes I just want to pinch myself when I think about the opportunities that have been given to me simply by starting this blog four years ago. At the end of October I had the opportunity to travel…

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Around Our Table (Perfect One-Dish Dinners Barbecue Chicken Sliders)

We have started something new at our house that has made a significant difference in mealtime. It has been one very small change that has made a huge impact. We have started serving our meals family style. See, mealtimes prior, my husband and I would get all of the plates filled and ready before we…

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Defining Success (Recipe: Slice and Bake Sugar Cookies)

As many of you know, I recently returned from San Francisco where I attended a food blogging conference. I’m not going to write a whole recap. I’m not going to gush about all the wonderful people I met and got to see again. Connecting with those friends was a wonderful experience, but I’m honestly just…

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10 Things You Need to Know About Sam’s Club

A talented and fun group of food bloggers joined me at this Sam’s Club bloggers event. From Left to Right: Lori from Recipe Girl, Peabody from Culinary Concoctions by Peabody, Amanda from Amanda’s Cookin’, me, Ann Marie aka This Mama Cooks, Maria from Two Peas and Their Pod, and Estela from Weekly Bite. I had…

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Friends of Ivory Hut – Your Help is Needed

Erika from Ivory Hut “Our house burned down last night. Barely made it out alive. Homeless, possession-less. But we’re all safe & together. Still richly blessed.” – @IvoryHut Many of you know Erika from the beautiful blog, Ivory Hut. Most of you have probably heard that the night before last, Erika’s home burned to the…

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ICBINB Farmers Market Event (Farm Fresh Recipes)

ICBINB Farmers Market Event – Food, Friends and Fun from Kristen Doyle on Vimeo. Please excuse my videography skills, or lack thereof. I have a new found respect for those of you who are masters of the video camera and putting these things together! Still, I hope you’ll take a moment to view the short…

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Guest Post – New York Times Bestselling Author Susan Mallery

Susan Mallery is the New York Times bestselling author of romance and women’s fiction novels. Her funny, sexy romances explore the idea that we’re all looking for family, a place to belong. Her most recent series, Fool’s Gold romances, has been a big hit with readers around the world. Read free excerpts of the first…

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